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I have been a Consultant General and Colorectal surgeon in Eastbourne for 15 years. I have a specialist interest in colorectal cancer as well as benign colorectal disease (inflammatory bowel disease, rectal prolapse, haemorrhoids and anal fistula) and have a large practice in this area. My cancer resection outcomes compare very favourably with the best in the country. I am one of the most experienced endoscopists in the region and an accredited trainer.
My general surgery interests include hernia surgery, skin lesions and laparoscopic gall bladder surgery.
Areas of interest
Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Endoscopy; Gastroscopy; Colonoscopy; Flexible Sigmoidoscopy; Hernia; Inguinal hernia; Femoral hernia; Umbilical hernia; Pelvic floor surgery; Rectal prolapse; Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Laparoscopic surgery; Gall bladder; Gallstones; Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Inflammatory bowel disease; Ulcerative Colitis; Crohns disease; Gastroenterology; Colorectal disease; Skin lesions; Sphincter surgery; Haemorrhoids; Haemorrhoidectomy; Haemorrhoid banding; Fistula-in-ano; Rectal bleeding; Abdominal pain; Diarrhoea; Change in bowel habit
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon
East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust
Colorectal cancer. Bowel cancer screening.
Music (piano), Rugby, Golf, Travel
Bowel cancer 90 day surgical mortality - 0.8% over last 3 years.
Anastomotic leak rate for bowel resections - 2.6%(career) - below national average; 0% over last 2 years.
No recorded inguinal hernia recurrences in 10 years
- MBBS University of London 1989
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1994
- FRCS(Gen) Intercollegiate Board 2001
- MS (Master of Surgery) - research degree and thesis University of London) 2001
Reference number 3330357
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Registration - colorectal and general surgery, 2001
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.